Dr. David Stephens
Minister of Nurture
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(407) 876-4991 ext. *233
Pastor David came to St. Luke's in 1988 and serves as the Minister of Nurture. Nurture is one of St. Luke's essential ministry commitments, and it involves congregational care, the building of Christian friendship and support, and a sense of genuine Christian concern.
David has general oversight of the congregational care ministries which includes the St. Luke's Counseling Center, Hospital and Home visitation, Crisis support, Grief and funeral support, Grief recovery, Stephen Ministry, Divorce Recovery, Wellness Ministries, and others. He teaches spiritual formation classes regularly and assists in worship. David is a graduate of Stetson University, and has a Masters of Divinity degree and Doctor of Ministry degree from Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
David and his Wife Marca have four daughters and five grandchildren. They enjoy team teaching and often use the "Companions in Christ" materials that focus on both Christian friendship and spiritual growth. They also enjoy movies and game nights with friends. David loves to bike, swim, and run, and often organizes bike outings for small groups.
David's Spiritual Gifts: Creative Communications, Mercy, Teaching
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